Seattle Aquarium, Seattle

3.7
#1 of 13 in Zoos & Aquariums in Washington State
Located on Pier 59 with a view of the city, Seattle Aquarium hosts more than 800,000 visitors every year. The aquarium's goals of conservation and preservation mean many visitors take part in the site's educational programs. Some exhibits are interactive, such as the Life of a Drifter display that surrounds visitors with an aquarium full of jellyfish, starfish, and rockfish. You can plan Seattle trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • I went to see the octopus and otters, which I did, so that was good. However, I felt the aquarium was very much geared towards children which was disappointing. Of course, I went during summer break, ...  more »
  • The only reason for visiting the aquarium was because it was included in our City Pass. If it wasn't for that, I don't think it would be worth the admission price. Other than the seals and sea lions, ...  more »
  • Aging aquarium as can be read in other reviews. As it was included in the CityPass we did it for our son but otherwise it's not worth it. The only positive was the number of people giving explanations ... but we didn't take advantage of it because everything was in English of course!
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  • Loved this trip to the Aquarium. We saw all the otters and boy were they showing off! The seals were putting on a show of their own. So many beautiful fish and so many people enjoying themselves. It was a great day.
  • Very cute aquarium. The best part is that there are not too many people here. It was not crowded when we came to visit. They has a beautiful selection of fish. The sea lions were also very cute.
  • A little pricey but everything was totally worth it. There was all sorts of species of fish to see, and the habitats they made were very cool. There's a downstairs room which lets you completely be "underwater" in a cool dome thing. Cool place to check out and a great place to take the kids. There is a gift shop at the end that had some pretty cool stuff as well.
  • My son loves walking around this place and splashing in the water. I don't think he can reach the sea anemone in the tide pools yet, but he skims the top of the water and loves that part the most. He is 19 months old and not really interested in the aquarium type exhibits, but the hands on tide pools and aviary and fish dome was his fave. Mine too actually. I'm excited to come try toddler Time at some point.
  • Had a great visit to the aquarium over Labor Day Weekend. We expected some pretty large crowds, the middle of the afternoon was fairly easy to manage. The exhibits include a touch tank, large displays, and some educator lead talks about the ocean habitat and its creatures.
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